Road frontage on Hwy 1 – Development Opportunity – Half Mile Off I-85 at Exit 15
One hundred fifty-eight acres of land that has endless development opportunities and located 1/2 mile off I-85 at Exit 15 on Rte. 1. The new VCU Hospital, Love’s Travel Plaza and new Holiday Inn Express have all recently joined a list of other businesses established along this route.
Consisting of 9.96 square miles, South Hill is situated in the Piedmont Physiographic Province among gently rolling hills characteristic of the Southern Piedmont. South Hill is a major shopping center in Mecklenburg County. There are several major department stores, large grocery stores, and a variety of specialty shops including hardware, gifts, building supplies, computers, florists, antiques, pharmacies and auto parts. Retail sales in 2012 were almost $450 million. Tourists and sport fishing play an important part in the local economy.
This is an ideal location for businesses in need of regional, national and even international connections. With excellent trucking access and a quick and easy connection to the world-class ports of Hampton Roads and Richmond, this location is a superb choice for both industrial and knowledge-based businesses. The work ethic and loyalty of Mecklenburg’s employees are well known–low absenteeism and low turnover are a way of life.
Mecklenburg County’s industry has a non-union labor market which is protected by Virginia’s Right-To-Work Law. South Hill has developed four industrial parks and other business-friendly locations with solid infrastructure. There is a helipad in town and regional airport on the outskirts of town. The incentives to bring your business to the area go beyond its location, workforce, quality of life and infrastructure. Reasonable tax rates add to the bottom line, as do the tax incentives and job grants in the numerous enterprise zones.
For economic figures and incentives click this link (http://www.southhillva.org/economic-development/site-location).
Click on the links to learn about the area:
Mecklenburg County- http://www.mecklenburgva.com/home.aspx
South Hill- http://www.southhillva.org/
Lake Gaston- http://www.lakegastonguide.com/
Kerr Lake- http://kerrlake.info/